Tikka Masala from Cauliflower

Tikka Masala from Cauliflower
A tasty tikka masala is easily made from cauliflower! A vegan version of a traditional Indian dish that the whole family will enjoy.


1/2 tsp mustard seeds + oil for frying 2 onions 6 cloves of garlic 1 teaspoon grated ginger 1-2 tbsp garam masala 1 tsp ground coriander 1/2 teaspoon turmeric 1/2 teaspoon cinnamon 1/2-1 teaspoon salt + fresh chilli pepper, if desired 400 g cherry tomatoes 1 red pepper 400 ml coconut milk 1 handful of coriander 180 g cashew nuts 1 large cauliflower


  1. Heat a pan and add oil, heat mustard seeds until they pop. 
  2. Add chopped onion, crushed garlic and grated ginger. Cook until the onion is cooked.
  3. Add the spices and stir for another minute. 
  4. In a blender, add the cherry tomatoes, red pepper, coconut milk and half of the coriander.  
  5. Add half of the cashews and the onion mixture from the pan. Puree until completely smooth
  6. Pour the sauce into a saucepan and chop the cauliflower and the remaining cashew nuts
  7. Cook for about 30min or until the cauliflower is cooked
  8. Finely chop the remaining coriander and serve